De Lamartine, Alphonse
History of the Girondists; or, Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution. From Unpublished Sources, in Three Volumes (Vols. I, II, III)
Hard Cover, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. First American Edition. Good with no dust jacket.
Square, sound binding and hinges. Clean, age-darkened, foxed pages, some with dampstained corners. Cloth over boards has gilt lettering and design on spine, general edge wear, tearing and chipping at top of spine, shelf wear. Condition similar in all three volumes. 1575 pages total. Frontispiece in each volume is an engraving of a person who is connected with the French Revolution: Robespierre, Madame Roland, Charlotte Corday. First American edition of the English language translation of early history of the French Revolution from the reign of Louis XVI to the death of Robespierre. 8.0" (20 cm) tall.